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The Fairmont San Francisco

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   950 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA 94108
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Ranked #16 of 236 hotels in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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NJ
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45 reviews 45 reviews
8 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our three-day weekend at the Fairmont was lovely. All staff members we encountered were friendly and very helpful. At a hotel of this caliber, though, I expect a bellman to take my luggage from my taxi to the front desk, but there were none to be found at 2pm, so we lugged our own luggage inside - a minor pet... More

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St-Jean (Qc)
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6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Fairmont SF is in the middle of everything. Chinatown is two blocks away. Union square is very close and we walk down to Fusherman's ward easily. The rooms have been renovated so everything was perfect for our 3 days stay in San Francisco. Would recommend this hotel to anyone that wants a 5 star hotel for a stay in... More

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Whitstable, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed at the Fairmont for four nights in two interconnecting rooms. Our reception at the hotel was great, from the doormen who took our luggage to the fast and easy check in. The rooms were much larger than expected and were in first rate condition. We stayed in what we think is the older part of the hotel but... More

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Gloucestershire
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Recently stayed here for the first 3 nights of our honeymoon before moving on to Yosemite. The hotel is great. Swift check in on arrival. We were allocated a recently refurbished exterior view room. Only downfall is that the walls are so thin you can hear a pin drop. This wasn't good on 2 of the nights when slightly jetlagged,... More

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FairmontSF, Online Marketing Manager at The Fairmont San Francisco, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words about the hotel and congratulations on your wedding! We are honored that you chose to spend such a momentous occasion with us. I'm sorry for the noisiness of your room. I can imagine how frustrating that must have been, but it sounds like it didn't too negatively affect your experience. We are thrilled to... More

Tallinn
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very beautiful property, extremely friendly staff, especially at Concierge desk where despite the long queue they always notice one. As well the team at the breakfast was excellent! Thank you so much for the wonderful time!

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FairmontSF, Online Marketing Manager at The Fairmont San Francisco, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind words about the hotel. We pride ourselves on service, so it's great to hear your of your interactions with the Concierge team. Thanks again and I look forward to sharing your feedback with the staff, I know they'll be thrilled to hear it. Sincerely, Lucas Schumacher More

Bath, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
13 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a great experience - starting with Scott at the front desk - a real gent! WE had to extend our stay by one day which was easily sorted by the staff. Great breakfast - where we 'bumped' into Arnie Schwarzenegger Only downside - no pool [ which the fairmont had until 1945 but renovated to a bar ] Wonderful... More

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FairmontSF, Online Marketing Manager at The Fairmont San Francisco, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your kind words about the hotel. I'm thrilled to hear you had such a nice stay and not only received excellent service, but also a glimpse of Hollywood. We agree that our central location makes us the perfect location from which to explore the City. Thanks again and it definitely sounds like "you'll be back!". (I... More

London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lovely hotel on top of the hill. Very helpful staff and possibly one of the most comfortable beds I slept in. Impressive reception hall and romantic piano bar - however the advertised sexy rooftop bar (as per web site) is closed down and no free WiFi which was a bit of a disappointment. Worth staying as an extra treat

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FairmontSF, Online Marketing Manager at The Fairmont San Francisco, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words about the hotel. I'm pleased you had such a nice stay with us and found the bed so comfortable! I'm sure that was a nice treat after the long walks up the hill. We pride ourselves on delivering excellent service and it sounds like you agree. Thanks again and we look forward to welcoming... More

Orlando
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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our family of four took two rooms for 2 nights, separated by 20 floors in order for one room to have a view, It was exciting to run into Tom Brokaw in the lobby and ride the elevator 20 floors with Harry Connick Jr. Unfortunately the Tonga Room was closed the dates we were there. You need a warm rain... More

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FairmontSF, Online Marketing Manager at The Fairmont San Francisco, responded to this review

Thank you taking the time to comment on your recent stay with us. It sounds like you had a wonderful visit and even had a couple brushes with stardom. As you mentioned our tower rooms feature some of the most stunning views in the City. I'm sorry you weren't able to experience Tonga Room as it is a San Francisco... More

Sharpsburg
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is an amazing historic hotel in a great location in San Francisco. The Lobby and common areas feel "Royal". The rooftop garden is beautiful. I didn't eat in the restaurant or bar but they are beautiful. My room was huge!! The cafe attached was a pleasant surprise but bring walking shoes because it's at the top of one of... More

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FairmontSF, Online Marketing Manager at The Fairmont San Francisco, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words about the hotel. I'm thrilled to hear you had such a nice time with us. While we are admittedly biased, we feel our lobby is the most grand in the City and provides a sense of arrival that is unmatched. Our location atop Nob Hill not only affords us stunning views, but also the... More

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Fairmont is stately and grand with modern aesthetics and decor. The first room we checked in faced a sterile "courtyard". It reminded me of an insane asylum. I assume it was the basic rate associated with the conference. We upgraded to a KING. It was a room with a view! The closet was large! The carpet was plush! Don't... More

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FairmontSF, Online Marketing Manager at The Fairmont San Francisco, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words about the hotel. I'm happy to hear you enjoyed your King room with its larger more open layout and format. The closets in many of those rooms are enormous and offer a glimpse into the turn of the century luxury we are known for. I'm also happy you were able to experience Tonga Room.... More

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Address: 950 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA 94108
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Location: United States > California > San Francisco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Fairmont San Francisco 5*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#4 Spa Hotel in San Francisco #7 Luxury Hotel in San Francisco #11 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco #12 Family Hotel in San Francisco #17 Green Hotel in San Francisco #19 Business Hotel in San Francisco
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World-renowned, The Fairmont San Francisco hotel presents an awe-inspiring picture of historic San Francisco. The grandeur of the hotel coupled with its reputation for impeccable service promises a truly memorable experience. Known for turning moments into memories for leisure and business travelers alike this luxury San Francisco hotel has been host to some of the most influential meetings and events, breathtaking weddings and personalized special occasions of the century. Each of the San Francisco hotel's spacious guestrooms and suites have been elegantly updated including flat screen TVs, Frette linen ensembles, pillow top beds, and MP3 docking stations.In addition to its 591 guest rooms and suites this luxury San Francisco hotel offers fine dining with three renowned restaurants and lounges, as well as 55,000 square feet of spectacular function space. With a panoramic view of the City and the Bay from high atop Nob Hill, The Fairmont San Francisco hotel presents an unmatched blend of luxurious accommodations, elegant meeting spaces and superb services, which make for an unforgettable stay. ... more   less 
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